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Address: Strada Monte Bianco 28, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
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Lovely valley

The view is unbeatable, there are a couple of very good restaurants, it's the paradise for the cross country skiers, with a ski rental on site. Full of families with small kids as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 13, 2017
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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a beautiful Thursday afternoon but lost an hour looking for and waiting for a parking spot so in the end we just had lunch and skipped the ski de fond. Too bad - we were told it's really beautiful. It would probably be better to take a bus to come here to avoid having to park.

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Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

The view is unbeatable, there are a couple of very good restaurants, it's the paradise for the cross country skiers, with a ski rental on site. Full of families with small kids as well, since a walk in the valley is a full day activity for all ages, somebody makes it longer, some others with kids make it shorter. Nice... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

It is part of the Tour Mont Blan. One can start climbing from the Courmayer centre, but be prepared for somewhat difficult hike. Beware of snow and slippery track.

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La Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We spent 1 day of hiking across Val Ferret 22 km) on our Tour du Mont Blanc. Green open valley, farm, cows and typical swiss village!

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Cloverdale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

The valley is gorgeous. There are many trails of different lengths & difficulty. The river runs along the valley. There are glaciers above in the crooks of the amazing mountains. Pick a trail to a local refugio for lunch, fish in the river, camp...possibilities are endless

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This was an unforgettable part of the Tour du Mont Blanc, with lush greenery and steep ridges to climb. The cowbell choirs added to the fascination. We felt very small in contrast to the vast rocky peaks.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This valley gently climbs along the Italian side of the Mt. Blanc range and only ends when it crosses the Col into Switzerland. A favorite with hikers doing the Tour of Mt. Blanc, it is also great for corss-country skiing and high mountain randonnees in the winter (the Refugio Bonnatti is lovely with excellent food).

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Naxxar, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We came here by bus from Aosta to Courmayeur (1 hour). We visited Courmayeur, which I recommend. Then took a bus to Val Ferret and got off at Lavachey stop. There is a restaurant but nothing else. The area is untouched. Splendid views and smells of the mountains and their flora, just beneath the Mont Blanc massif which we visited... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Ideal for hiking (easy till hard). Troutfishing, golf, picnic etc. We had a very Nice walk with views onto high mountains, gletchers etc Even nicer then val veny

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We saw the Val Ferret via the Tour du Mont Blanc. It is an amazing view, you really can not say enough about it. However as with anything with the mountains pictures will never do it justice.

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